Bathtub Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bathtub quotes, bathtub sayings, and bathtub proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The bathtub was invented in 1850 and the telephone in 1875. In other words, if you had been living in 1850, you could have sat in the bathtub for 25 years without having to answer the phone.     

Bill Dewitt

Every tub must stand upon its bottom.     

Charles Macklin

In the lobby of every business incubator there needs to be a bathtub, to get the ideas flowing. But to make it functional, it needs to be used as a fish tank.      

Jarod Kintz

In what we call trophy baths, the tub is set up as the focal point, and people want to make sure it is seen.     

Gary White

The truth isn't easily pinned to a page. In the bathtub of history the truth is harder to hold than the soap and much more difficult to find.     

Terry Pratchett

There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.      

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

You know you're big when you sit in the bathtub and the water in the toilet rises.     

Art Donovan

You can often wash your troubles away with the right kind of bath. Throw everything you have into the tub: bubble gels, bubble oils, bubble powders, bubble gum.     

Henry Beard

People run from rain but sit in bathtubs full of water.     

Charles Bukowski

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water. After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.     

Minnie Pearl

To me bathtubs are the epitome of luxury. Either you have no money to own one or you have no time to use one.     

Akilnathan Logeswaran

If you want to catch fish, don't throw your net into the bathtub.     

Reinhard Bonnke